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3 hrs ago | Germantown

senior receives honor at Washington County Fair

"She's someone everyone counts on," said her friend Catherine McCaffrey, also of Germantown.

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Related Topix: Germantown, WI, Menomonee Falls, WI

11 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Hail damage

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis Two bands of thunderstorms rumbled through Wisconsin yesterday, causing at least some damage.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Wisconsin, Weather, Arpin, WI, West Bend, WI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Washington County inmate's death investigated as apparent jail suicide

A 23-year-old Milwaukee man died of an apparent suicide in the Washington County Jail more than a week ago, according to the county Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WISN-TV

Highway closure on Hwy 41 near Slinger tonight

Highway crews will close Highway 41 in both directions at Hwy 144 in Slinger Friday night and Saturday morning to demolish a bridge overpass.

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Related Topix: Slinger, WI, Germantown, WI

WISN-TV

I-94 west, Hwy 41 to have overnight closures Friday

In Milwaukee County, Interstate 94 westbound at the Zoo Interchange will be closed starting at 11 p.m. for testing.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee County, WI, Slinger, WI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

13-hour full closure of Highway 41 at Slinger scheduled to begin Friday night

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Slinger, WI

Free Republic

WI: Bats Fail: 70-Year-Old Uses Revolver to stop Pit Bull Attack

Dennis Williams, above, did not hesitate to intervene to save a man being attacked by three pit bulls.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

The Guess Who and Blood, Sweat, and Tears to headline in place of ZZ Top

Classic rock group The Guess Who will co-headline with Blood, Sweat, and Tears at the Washington County Fair this Saturday, July 26th at 5pm.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Blood, Sweat & Tears, The Guess Who, The Beatles

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Eagle firefighter dies in fatal Town of Mukwonago accident

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Mukwonago, WI, Eagle, WI, Fire, Richfield, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

3 pitbulls attack; Richfield neighbor responds with baseball bats, gun

A 60-year-old man and his boxer Coco were attacked this week by three pitbulls in the Village of Richfield and rescued when a neighbor shot one of the charging dogs, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Richfield, WI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WUWM

Clean Up Continues at Slinger Train Derailment Site

Crews are siphoning off diesel fuel that pooled near the tracks after Sunday evening's train collision 30 miles northwest of Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: Slinger, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Feds charge 12 with dealing drug methylone in Washington County

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drug Enforcement Administration

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

ZZ Top cancels Washington County Fair show

Blues rock's bearded kings ZZ Top have had to cancel several dates on the band's tour in July - including a headlining show Saturday at the Washington County Fair.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Channel3000

Railroad tracks open following Slinger derailment

More than a dozen cars and locomotives from Canadian National and Wisconsin & Southern Railroad derailed Sunday night at a rail intersection in the Washington County village.

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Related Topix: Slinger, WI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WISN-TV

Two trains crash into each other in Slinger

WE HAVE AN UPDATE NOW ON THAT ACCIDENT IN WASHINGTON COUNTY. WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED SO FAR? ASK WELL, IT IS GOING TO BE A LONG NIGHT FOR THE CREWS WORKING THIS TRAIN DERAILMENT.

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Related Topix: Slinger, WI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WSAW

Train Derailment Prompts Evacuation in Washington County

A fire official says two people are injured and several thousand gallons of diesel fuel have spilled after a train derailment in the town of Slinger.

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Related Topix: Fire, Slinger, WI, Transportation, Railroads, Canadian National Railway

Bayside

Free Training Sessions For Businesses to Enhance the Workplace

The Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board in partnership with IndependenceFirst is offering free disability and etiquette training sessions this summer to provide employers with the skills and resources to reach out to people with disabilities in the workplace.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, West Bend, WI, Waukesha County, WI, Pewaukee, WI

Fri Jul 18, 2014

OnMilwaukee

Milwaukee artists cover the Wooldridge Brothers on "Cover Up"

As of July 5, the Wooldridge Brothers ' Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for not one, but two new records the band's next studio album and Scott Wooldridge's solo album was a success .

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Related Topix: Brothers, 505 Games, Classical, Starbreeze, Video Games, Milwaukee, WI, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Boys, 4 and 9, busted for driving off in a stolen car -- again

A nine-year-old takes his four-year-old cousin on a joy ride in Washington County - and it's the second time this has happened.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, West Bend, WI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Reuters

Wisconsin moms may be charged after joy rides by sons, 4 and 9

Two Wisconsin mothers could be charged with child neglect after their sons, ages 9 and 4, stole two cars from a town northwest of Milwaukee in the last month and went on joy rides, police said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, West Bend, WI

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